Dr. Sharon Schaefer, MD

Dr. Sharon Schaefer, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Sharon Schaefer, MD is a general surgery specialist in Palmer, AK and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

2490 S Woodworth Loop Ste 300

Palmer, AK 99645

Contact Information

(907) 746-6100

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Schaefer's Experience

Dr. Schaefer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Exempla St Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schaefer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaefer to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Schaefer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I recommend Dr. Schaefer and her staff without reservation. She happened to be the on-call surgeon when I came to the ER with abdominal pain. She operated and removed my appendix and some of the adjacent colon. I recovered quickly and have since seen her for two more procedures (colonoscopy and...more
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I like Dr Schaefer but her receptionist Kelly is so rude. She argues with you, it took me over a week to get some medicine because she had no idea what was going on and she would not let me talk to the nurse who was helping me get the medicine. I was sick, tired and had no desire to be treated this...more
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She and her staff during a procedure that went bad lied about what went wrong.
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